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I was trying to find more info on Rachel Chandler earlier, so I started digging into her husband's background...

& boy did I find out some juicy info 🧵
TOM GUINNESS (who DJ for his first night at Le Bain) and RACHEL CHANDLER, Le Bain, The Standard Hotel, New York. Photo Olivier Zahm
a little background first...

Rachel Chandler (L) and Tom Guinness attend Burberry Acoustic presents Tom O'Dell on September 9, 2013 in New York City.
Rachel Chandler and Tom Guinness attend Frieze New York/Soho House pop up at Randall's Island on May 3, 2012 in New York City.

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Tom Guinness is a well recognised stylist who was born in the United Kingdom in 1986 and is now based in New York.

showstudio.com/contributors/t…
There were several weird things about Rachel's side of this tree (1 of which labels her a man...no immediate family listed).

I checked out the info for her husband though, and it is correct.

famechain.com/family-tree/27…
His mother: Shoe Taylor, who has died aged 58, became the long-standing mistress of the eccentric politician, businessman and writer Jonathan Guinness (now Lord Moyne) after an eventful decade during which she pursued the life of a wandering hippy. telegraph.co.uk/news/obituarie…
Tom is the illegitimate child of Jonathan Guinness – aka Lord Moyne – and the late Susan ‘Shoe’ Taylor, an eccentric hippy who was his long-standing mistress.

dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/arti…
Profile: Jonathan Guinness, Lord Moyne - Requiem for an Irish dynasty

independent.co.uk/news/business/…
Jonathan Guinness, 3rd Baron Moyne

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Bryan Guinness, 2nd Lord Moyne

famechain.com/family-tree/93…
[2003] Diana Mosley, the third of the Mitford sisters, married fascist leader Sir Oswald Mosley and counted Hitler as a friend

theguardian.com/news/2003/aug/…
Diana had married Bryan Guinness (yes, of that Guinness family) when she was eighteen and the couple had two children but in 1932 she met Oswald Mosley and the two embarked upon an affair.

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It was not until 1936—3 years after the death of Mosley’s wife, Cynthia Curzon, the daughter of a former Viceroy of India—that Mosley & Diana were married.. the Mosleys’ nuptials took place at the home of Joseph Goebbels, where Hitler was a guest. newyorker.com/books/double-t…
The British Nazis: Sir Oswald Mosley’s views were – and are not – uncommon

independent.co.uk/voices/comment…
Life and Times of Sir Oswald Mosley & the British Union of Fascists holocaustresearchproject.org/holoprelude/mo…
4 January 1940: Unity Mitford arrives at Folkestone Unity, one of the feted Mitford sisters and a Hitler sympathiser, shot herself in an attempted suicide when war was declared

theguardian.com/theguardian/20…
Bryan Guinness Lord Moyne

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Daphne Guinness brands author of Diana Mitford biography a 'charlatan' on Twitter

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The younger son of Lord Moyne and an heir (one of many) to the Guinness brewing fortune, the Hon Desmond Guinness was living at that time in Carton House, former stately home of the dukes of Leinster irishtimes.com/culture/art-an…
Desmond Guinness, at Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare in 2007.
guild hall was just one of many landmarks saved by Mariga and her husband Desmond Guinness through the organisation they founded, the Irish Georgian Society. irishtimes.com/culture/queen-…
Diana Mosley (née Freeman-Mitford), Lady Mosley; Jonathan Bryan Guinness, 3rd Baron Moyne
Jessica Mitford, who has died in California aged 78, was the most rebellious of the celebrated Mitford sisterhood, to the extent of embracing Communism and marrying an American.

telegraph.co.uk/news/obituarie…
Diana Mitford
Diana (left), known as Honks, left her first husband and married the founder of the British Union of Fascists Oswald Mosley (right)
Diana, pictured left with sisters Unity and Nancy, and pictured right with her first husband Bryan Guinness
Decca was once an outspoken supporter of communism while Unity was also a fan of Hitler. Both she & Diana attended the Nuremberg Nazi rally of 1933 & Unity was said to have become fascinated w the leader.

dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2…
Shoe, Aster, Thomas, Diana and Jonathan Guinness
Susan Mary "Shoe" Taylor
1932 – Birth of Mariga Guinness, née Princess Hermione Marie Gabrielle von Urach, Countess Württemberg; co-founder of Irish Georgian Society. stairnaheireann.net/2016/09/21/tod…
On 8 August 1914, four days after the declaration of war, Unity Valkyrie Mitford was born, the fifth child and fourth daughter of David and Sydney Freeman-Mitford, who admired the actress Unity Moore.

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Unity Valkyrie Mitford working as programme seller at a gala matinee performance that was also attended by King George V and Queen Mary, 1933
Perhaps the most amazing fact about Unity Mitford is that, had it not been for her, Adolf Hitler would most likely have been killed in November 1939 – two months after the start of the Second World War. express.co.uk/news/history/7…
Unity Mitford with Ernst Hanfstaengel at a Nazi Party Rally (1934)
Adolf Hitler with Unity Mitford (1936)
Unity Mitford (1937)
News Chronicle (1937)
Adolf Hitler and Unity Mitford
The Daily Mirror report on Unity Mitford (18th March, 1939).
Unity Valkyrie Mitford, the daughter of David Bertram Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford, 2nd Baron Redesdale, was born on 8th August 1914. Unity was the sister of Diana Mitford, Nancy Mitford and Jessica Mitford. spartacus-educational.com/WRmitfordU.htm
In 1940, Nancy Mitford helped send her sister, Diana, to prison. Or at least, she tried—the British government probably didn’t need the additional testimony, but she gave it, anyway. pictorial.jezebel.com/no-one-betrays…
Mitford attempted suicide after Britain declared war against Germany
Shoe's children: Aster, Diana & Thomas
As the child of a faded Irish gentry, she has impeccable breeding & impeccable taste. It helped that she had access to the best in the business: She was close friends with Isabella Blow, the influential stylist who committed suicide in 2007 belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/…
There are rumours that she was taken to a private maternity hospital in Oxford. It was here, in absolute secrecy, she is said to have given birth to Hitler’s love child. express.co.uk/news/history/7…
BOOM think this may be the gucci connection

They married Nazis, communists and aristocrats, were slung into jail, travelled the world, became writers, and, through Nancy – the cleverest of them all – invented an entire social code. telegraph.co.uk/women/life/wou…
Unity, Tom, Deborah, Diana, Jessica, Nancy, and Pamela Mitford at Swinbrook House, in Oxfordshire, England, 1935.
[2014] Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, the last Mitford sister, dies aged 94. Youngest Mitford sister was close to John F Kennedy, knew Churchill and took tea with Hitler at 17 theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/s…
Bess of Hardwick, the most powerful woman in 16th-century England after the queen; 18th-century It girl Georgiana Cavendish, wife of the 5th duke, the Mitford sisters; and the supermodel Stella Tennant, granddaughter of the 11th duchess. theguardian.com/fashion/2017/m…
The brewery of Arthur Guinness Son & Co., Ltd. is British-owned, and it is the largest brewery in the world, but it is situated in the Irish Free State and forms, with the tractor factor of Henry Ford, the chief export business of that troubled dominion. fortune.com/1930/12/01/gui…
The English debutante who staged Nazi orgies as a gift of love to Hitler: She lost her virginity to Oswald Mosley on a billiard table... Then she targeted the Fuhrer dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2…
Unity Mitford (left), is pictured with her sister Diana Mitford and members of the Nazi Party
Unity Valkyrie Mitford was named after Richard Wagner's Die Valkyrie, after her father Bertie struck up a friendship with the fascist composer when they discovered they shared political views
Diana Guinness, pictured here w sister Unity Mitford & her sons in 1935. She was married to Bryan Guinness, Baron of Moyne & owner of the Guinness Brewing Co before marrying Oswald Mosley after a long affair. It is said Unity lost her virginity to Oswald two years earlier
Lesley Anne Down filming the life story of Unity Mitford in a BBC series, Unity. Biographer David Litchfield claims her route into a sexual liaison with the Nazis was far more calculated than many believe
The Mitford sisters (clockwise from top left): Unity; Jessica; Diana; Nancy; Deborah; Pamela
Two were friends with Hitler, one eloped with her cousin, another attempted suicide while the eldest became an acclaimed novelist dailymail.co.uk/femail/article…
How British High Society Fell in Love With the Nazis thedailybeast.com/how-british-hi…
The End of the Mitford Sisters review.gawker.com/the-end-of-the…
[2003] The 3rd of the 6 Mitford sisters (daughters of the 3rd Lord Redesdale), she left her first husband Bryan Guinness to unite her destiny with Sir Oswald Mosley, founder of the British Union of Fascists.

telegraph.co.uk/news/obituarie…
The 'Charles's ex' label has always stuck to Sabrina Guinness - years after he called off their nine month relationship
Max Mosley faces probe over whether he lied in infamous orgy trial. Cops confirmed they are investigating whether the millionaire former F1 boss misled the judge while being cross-examined over his Fascist past thesun.co.uk/news/5697657/m…
The now defunct News of the World filmed his kinky five-hour session with hookers sporting German military garb and striped prison camp-style pyjamas. thesun.co.uk/news/5697677/d…
Government Ministers intervened to stop MI5 searching and interrogating Unity Mitford, the Thirties society beauty who fell in love with Adolf Hitler, according to secret files to be released by the Public Record Office theguardian.com/uk/2002/dec/01…
Bingo!

Tom Guinness and Daphne Guinness attend ANDRE BALAZS'S Preview of THE BOOM BOOM ROOM at THE STANDARD at The Standard on September 12, 2009

#StandardHotel
(L-R) Tom Guinness and Jack Guinness attend Thanksgiving At The Richmond on November 26, 2015 in London, England.
Ronojoy Dam, Tom Guinness and actor, model and designer Waris Ahluwalia attend the Michael Bastian + GMC Dinner during New York Fashion Week: Men's S/S 2016 on July 15, 2015 in New York City
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